Take Ctrl of Your Computer!

By | October 25, 2018
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Take Ctrl of Your Computer!

We know you all want more Ctrl over your computer, right? Well, here  are some Ctrl key shortcuts that will save you time and trouble.

Ctrl+F = Find something on a page – in a browser, text editor, PDF editor, ebook, etc. To remember this easily, think F = FIND.

Ctrl+P = Print the document you have open. Whether it’s a web page, a Word doc, PDF file, text file, etc. Think P = PRINT.

Ctrl+N = Opens  new window in the program that’s running. Think N = NEW.

Ctrl+S = Saves the document you’re working on. Think S = SAVE.

Ctrl+H = Shows your browser’s history. Think H = History

Ctrl+J = Shows a list of downloads in your browser. Think J= ? I give up! J=Downloads! Junk? Is your downloads folder full of junk?

And let us not fail to mention:

Ctrl+A = Select All

Ctrl+C = Copy

Ctrl+V = Paste

Ctrl + = Undo

Ctrl + Y  = Redo

When typing text in most word processors, highlight the text and use the following shortcuts:

Ctrl + B = Bold
Ctrl + U = Underline
Ctrl + I = Italics
Ctrl + K = Create a hyperlink

Most of these work on any version of Windows.


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